EU's Tusk warns Trump trade wars can lead to 'hot conflicts'

European Union President Donald Tusk called on Donald Trump to reform the world order rather than bring it down, warning that trade wars can lead to "hot conflicts." Tusk issued his appeal in opening remarks to an annual EU-China summit on Monday, as he made an explicit link between the European ...

/ Jul 11, 2018

Japan's machinery orders down 3.7% in May, data shows

Core private-sector machinery orders fell 3.7 percent in May from the previous month, due partly to weak demand in sectors such as nonferrous metal products, government data showed Wednesday. The orders, which exclude those for ships and from utilities because of their volatility, totaled ¥907.9 ...